An in-depth look into State Bank of Pakistan's Banking on Equality Policy. This webinar is focused on highlighting steps being contemplated to increase women’s financial inclusion In Pakistan and discuss practical aspects with globally renowned experts to help fine-tune the policy.
This conference is planned to open avenues of communication between the IMF and stakeholders in developing economies to better understand the impact of the crisis and also between low income countries and middle income emerging markets given that these country groups are facing increasingly similar challenges.
Tharparkar is known for being a victim of administrative negligence, extreme poverty, lack of basic health facilities, child malnourishment and weak infrastructure. There are hardly any stories from this region that can put up a smile on the reader’s face. However this particular will surely put one. This story is of an inspirational woman, Fatima who can also be called Tharparkar’s Wonder Woman.
In this interview, Taimur Saleem Khan Jhagra talks about the progress of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in terms of Governance, Health and productivity. He talks in depth about the BRT Peshawar, 18th Amendment, Covid19, the monumental Sehat Card Program and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s road towards universal health coverage, MTI Reforms and KPK Government’s steps to address the country’s productivity issues.
Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak is a Professor of Economics at Yale University with concurrent appointments in the School of Management and in the Department of Economics. In this interview he has shared his views on a wide range of topics; Insights from his research on the Covid-19 crises, Productivity, Policy Making and Governance , Political Economy and Economic teaching . He has discussed these things in regards to Bangladesh’s success story and how can Pakistan learn from it.
The launching of the Roshan Digital Accounts is a very good initiative and the State Bank must ensure that this turns out to be a success. In order to resolve the issues that are being faced by the NPRs, State Bank needs to improve their communication strategy so that all the concerns are addressed.
In a surprise move that might help the Turkish Lira to stabilize, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT) raised its benchmark interest rate by 2 percentage points on Thursday, its first hike in two years to fight inflation and support its falling currency.
Center for Global Development (CGDev) in partnership with the Consortium for Development Policy Research (CDPR) organized a webinar, ‘Coping with COVID-19: The Pakistan Experience,’ bringing together a panel of experts to discuss Pakistan’s experience with COVID-19, its impact on the country’s health sector and economy, and the lessons learned from the evolving national response. It also explored the impact of social safety nets and digital ID systems on the pandemic response and recovery.
Governor State Bank, Dr Reza Baqir gave a keynote speech in the D-Debtcon (the Distributed Interdisciplinary Sovereign Debt Research and Management Conference) hosted by Georgetown Law’s Institute of International Economic Law (IIEL).
Sindh’s problems can only be resolved by carrying out deep rooted reforms which must include the accountability of those at the helm of affairs. Adhoc measures such as the announcement of relief packages cannot address Sindh’s issues on a long term basis in fact they can further aggravate the existing issues and not just that but the country’s fiscal problems can worsen.
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah announced that the provincial government has launched 24 projects worth Rs802.39 billion in the city, and he expected the federal government to match the amount when the Prime Minister announces Federal Government’s share in the Karachi Transformation Plan.
Dr Asim Ijaz Khwaja is the first Pakistani hired by Harvard as a professor. In this interview he has shared his views on a wide range of topics; Policy making during the covid-19 crises, Productivity, Reforms, Political Economy and Economic teaching . He has explained the problems along with their possible solutions.